sftp interrupt hang

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Sat Jul 31 21:23:00 EST 2010

On 31/07/10 5:25 PM, Ray Lai wrote:
> When downloading a file and the connection hangs due to crappy wifi,
> sftp just says "0.0 KB/s - stalled -". I hit ^C to kill it, but it
> just prints "Interrupt" and doesn't do anything, no matter how many
> times I hit ^C or how long I wait. Is this expected behavior? Or
> am I expected to kill the ssh connection itself with "~."?

What version of OpenSSH is this and on what platform?  It sounds a lot 
like https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1590 which was fixed 
in the 5.4 release.

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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